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THEY SAY! [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
THEY SAY I No art can eclipse degradation which is not inspired by faith. An English audience iB the most tolerant in the world. There is purpose in the blind work ing of history. v Men are everlastingly preaching economy, and women are unceasingly practising it. The Church as a body has been apa thetic to social reform. | Every girl in the world is flattered by being told she is not in her pro per environment. Courage is a sublime form of hypo-; crisy. Where there is no fear there I can be no heroism. No acquired deformities, dismcm .berments, or mutilations arc ever transmitted to offspring. Nearly all our tragic blunders, per-; haps all of them, can be traced to! our materialism, for materialism | breeds apathy and self-satisfaction. | What is the objcct of the European J war ? Human liberty. That, and i nothing else. Human liberty is the j greatest thing in life, and it's for that we are fighting. j The " loneliest lad in the tightest I place is wrapped in our love and j pride. ...
Famous Clyde Commerce Raider. THE OLD "SEA KING." [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
Famous Clyde Commerce ^ . , Raider. ■*'&lt; "T ' + THE OLD "SEA KING." It is questionable if in the history of the seven seas there is a more ro mantic story than that of the Clyde built tea-clipper, which became in turn British transport, tea-clipper, Confederate cruiser, peaceful trader, and Royal yacht. This, in brief, is the story of Stephen's old Sea King. The Sea King was a screw steamer of about 1200 tons,,built at Kelvin haugh, near Glasgow, by Messrs Alex. Stephen & Sons, Ltd., now of the famous Linthouse Shipbuilding Yard. Launched on August 17, 1863, with fitting eclat, the vessel was the first screw steamer built on the principle of iron frames and wood planking, and also the first steamer specially constructed for the China tea trade. These were the days of the great "China tea races," and the Sea King was built with a view of competing with the fastest 6hips then afloat in bringing home the first teas of the season. But in the comparatively in nocuous s...
MALDON BAPTIST CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
•'-ALDON BAPTIST CHURCH i Ttu- anniversary services in con- j nectiiMi vith the above were held oti j Si'.ndi'- lust, and as delightful j weat! c- prevailed, the services v;ere \ largely attended, and everything j passed off gjosc successful^, The] church was prettily decorated with. \ lilies and e-ergreens, and the sing, ing of the choir, under the able leadership of ^IrsP. Robertson, was much appreciated, especially the anthems rendered at each service. Mss Ec5 house presided at the organ in a capable manner, and a quar tette by the Misses Re well (2), Parker and Mr W, Rewell was very sweetly sung, with Miss E. Rewell taking the solo part. Messrs O Rerdenand J, Snart also rendered "the tenor and bass parts in one of the anthems, The preacher was the Rev, E. A. Kirwood, of South Yarra, who many years ago was pastor of the local churcn4 He was warmly welcomed by former friends, and j although looking much older, is full i of life and vigor as in former years, and his discourses on S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
Nuggetty Annua! School Picnic, SATURDAY. OCTOBER 7fch, ADULTS Is children Gd, in triangle paddock, opposite Collard's house — net proceeds for Patriotic Fund. DANCE to follow Gents Is, ladies free. TO LET—That comfortable and commodious Residence, known aa Rollason's. situate corner of Adair and Ireland Streets—cheap rental. Apply this office. Egg Day. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6th, For benefit of Maldon Hospital. All Bohools throughout the district or direct to hospital. Pieliminary Notice. OWING to ladies of the Presbyterian Guild being engaged in Red Cross and other movements, the Anniversary Fair has been POSTPONE to Saturday, 14tbOctober, in Temperance llall. In connection with the WAR will be held WEEKLY on Tues day Evenings as follows — Mothodist Church, Oct 3rd—Rav J. S. Thompson SPLENDID REMEDY FOR CHILDREN'S COUGHS' Mothers all over Australia are mak ing in their own homes as good a ! remedy ?.s money can buy for Cough3, Colds, Whooping Cough, Croup, In fluenza, Bronchitis and Sore ...
RAILWAY MANIFEST. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
RAILWAY MANIFEST/ j Goods and parcels were lying at the local railway station co-day for:— Goods—Gordon, Origg, Uren, Oswald, London, Stncey, Chisholm, Row.e, Wells* ! Cnllard, LiHie, Stovons Parcels—Bryant, Benstead, Cook, Dennis, Pabb," Davies, Evans, Fordbam, Franzi, Grigg, Harrop.Gas Works, Godenzi Harrison, Roberts, Richards, Oswald, Nankivell. Davies. Skinner, l/ren, Salamy, Taylor, Wilson, Ha-idmc, Grenfell and Daw c
CORRESPONDENCE. Price of Milk. To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
CORRESPONDENCE.^ Price of Milk* Tn the Editor Sir.-Consumer writes in your last, issue some startling facts re the price of milk. In the first in - stance that person could not have beeu buying milk in the drought, it so he would not forget that the price per quart was 8d, and every quart that my cows produced was costing lid. In order to keep our connection, ercn at a heavy loss, we were compelled to keen going in the hope that the drought would break, We are also told 4d per quart is ample now. About 25 years ago bran and pollard could be purchased in this town at ?d, per bushel, chaffi £1; 10 per ton, milk under those conditions was never less than 4d per quart Any person wanting to buy a cow then, could get one from £'3 10s lo £5- The prices paid during the past six months uy iccal dairymen ranges from £15 to £26 per cow, and after paying such prices she then becomes a con sumer by hand feeding. Also Gippsland and the Western dis trict cannot be compared with Maldon as far as gr...
NOTHING SERIOUS. GETTING EVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
NOTHING SERIOUS. v * GETTING EVEN. ' Into a smart garage strolled, a wealthy fcut plainly-dressed farmer. After some conversation, he began inspecting motor-cars. "I'll take that one," he said at length, indicating a luxurious vehicU worth eight hundred pounds. The salesman beamed, and hurried off to settle the deal. "Now, show me how to drive," commanded the purchaser. They started out, and spun merrily away out into the country. All went well until they overtook a cart in a narrow lane. The salesman worked the horn frantically, but the driver of the cart heeded not. • - "Look here," said the farmer quiet ly, "this is my car, ain't it?" "Yes, sir," said the salesman. "And I've paid for it ?" "Yes." "Then drive right into that block head's cart !" ordered the farmer. "That's the way motorists always treat me !"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
SOUTH GEl!MAN KEEP GOLD MIN ING Co, No Liability, Maldon, ALL 5HAEES, numbered from 1 to 80,000. ou which the 110th call o£ threepence per share is in arrears are FORFEITED and. will be sold by pub lic ar.ction at the Company's office, Main 1 Street, Maldon, on SATURDAY, 14th ! COT., 1916, at 12*30 o'clock p,rn,f unless ! the said call is previously paid lo me. I A. B, W. DABB, Manager COMMONWEALTH OF AUS TRALIA. | TNL)Er the Defence Act, Part IV",, all vJ Male inhabitants of Australia (ex cepting those who are exempt from ser vioc in the Defence Force) wlio have resided therein for six months and are British Subjects ami are between the ages of eighteen and fixty years shall, in time of War, bo liable to.enlist and serve in the Citizen Forces. In time of War it shall be lawful for the Governor-General, by proclamafion, to call upon all persons liable to enlist and serve as prescribed. A Pi oclamatioH having been duly issued nnper the Act, dated 29th September, calling upon — All me...
What Waves Can Do. SOME WONDERFUL EXAMPLES OF THE STRENGTH OF THE MIGHTY DEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
What Waves Can Do. _4 SOME WONDERFUL EXAMPLES OF THE STRENGTH OF THE MIGHTY DEEP. Unless you have been in a storm at sea—or, rather, out in the ocean—it is impossible to imagine the strength of the enormous rollers. These green hills of water, crcsted with snowy, foam, are sometimes 40 feet high, and the distance between one crest and the next as much aB a quarter of a mile. Such waveB travel at a speed of between thirty and forty miles an hour. These huge ocean waves, disport ing themselves on top of water two or three miles deep, are not danger ous unless a ship be driven into them. It is when they come crashing into shoal-water that they pile them selves up into real mountains and achieve such extraordinary feats of power. Near the Eddystone Lighthouse the sea is 200 fathoms, or 1,200 feet, deep. Within a little distance this decreases to 30 fathoms. Here &lt;?£orm-. waves heap up in real mountains of solid water fully one hundred feet in height. In a westerly gale the At...
COMPULSORY MILITARY SERVICE. SINGLE WEN CALLED UP. Imprisonment Follows Failure. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
COMPULSORY MILITARY SERVICE. SINGLE WEN CALLED UP. Imprisonment Follows Failure, From yesterday every single man j and widower without children, between 21 and 35 years, In Aus tralia, will automatically be called to the colors, and may be retained In the ranks until the end of the war. Those affected must report in alphabetical precedence, at the places and hours mentioned in the advertised list of sub-districts. There will be a preliminary medical examination at the place of enlistment, and a final examination at the camp or elsewhere. Finger prints will be kept to identify men. Those claiming exemption, and applying for it within a week after they have been called out, are not required to attend military service un',il the Local Exemption Court has dealt with the applications; lyOcal Exemption Courts shall be ; composed of stipendiary, police, or special magisira es. The Supreme ' Courts of the vStates will act as 1 District Appeal Courts, and the High Court will be the Final App...
ALL CORRECT. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
ALL CORRECT. 1 An antiseptic baby lived on antisep | tic milk ; His clothes were antiseptic, made o) antiseptic silk. In antiscptic carriages he rode, with time to spare ; He had an antiseptic nurse, breathed antiseptic air. And though upon this mundane sphere he did not long abide, They placed him in an antiseptic col fin when he died.
MAKING IT PAY. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
MAKING IT PAY. Some time ago, a company oi theatricals stopped in a Braall town for one night only. The play was a wretched one, and the audience he came restless. Eggs, potatoes, and onions were rained upon the stage. Still the performance continued. The hero raved through his speeches, dodging an onion or an egg every other minute. But finally a member of the gallery let go a heavy boot, and the actor, thoroughly alarmed, started to retreat. "Keep on playing, you fool,'" hiss ed the rnanajger from the winge, as he hooked in the boot with an um brella. "Keep on till we get ths other one."
TAKING NO CHANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
TAKING NO CHANCES. Pat O'Hoolan's principal failing was a liking for whisky, and numer ous efforts had been made to reform him. One day the local priest de cided to frighten him into the ranks of teetotalers. "Patrick," he said, sternly. "I warn you that the next glass of whisky you drink will at once trans form you from a man into a mouse!' "Do yez mane to say, yer riverence, sir," asked Pat, in horror, "that 01 will change into a mouse if Oi drink any more whisky ?" "You will !" cried the priest, bid ing a smile. Pat at once put on his hat and coat. "Ah !" exclaimed the reverend gen tleman. "Going to Bign the pledge, eh ?" "No, sorr," replied Pat, "Oi'm go ing to drown the cat !"
MOST STRIKING. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 3 October 1916
MOST STRIKING. A private who had fought with con spicuous bravery obtained his dis charge on the grounds of ill health and entered the service ot a lady. One day his mistress was talking to him about his military career, and asked him, "In all your experience in the war what was it that struck you most'?" After some cogitation he answered "Well, rna'am, the thing that struck me most was the number o! bullets that missed me !"
COMPLETE SHORT STORY. JUSTICE IN CELESTIAL GU[?]ON. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 October 1916
COMPLETE SHOKT STOBY. JUSTICE IN CELESTIAL cuisa. South-east of Ivootetiay Pan®, just | by tha border of British Columbia, j was the mining camp of Celestial Gulch. As the last customer left the bar-room of the Miners' Rest the heathen help blew out the last candle, wished his master "jootlft nightee, 'made much pretence of rolling into his blankets, then Bilently slipped out of the shanty. It was the first hour of the first day of the week. So the heathen prepared himself lor the Lord's Day by playing lantan till dawn. Then Johnny started to sneak home, beaming with smiles as he counted the winnings with which Joss had blessed his worshipper. But the y.ellow face grew graver and the step more stealthy as, he approached the hut of "Goliah" Bluff, hoping to hear the bully's blusterous snores. Vain hope. Mr. Bluff had gone to bed more drunk than usual. He was standing in his doorway, with parched throat, thirsting for a pick-me-up. "Hi; Johnny !" Johnny smiled fearfully, hurrying past...
USEFUL ODDMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 October 1916
USEFUL ODDMENTS. It may be useful to know that lu minous paint, for use on keyholes or door-handle6, can be made by mixing a small' quantity of calcium sulphide with ordinary white paint. If the wind removes your felt hat, and something else cracks it, the crack can be removed by steaming it, placing a damp cloth over the place, and ironing with a hot iron. A rounded piece of wood must be held inside to receive the pressure of the iron. Grease marke on wallpaper will dis appear if a paste made of fuller's | earth and water be applied, left till dry, and then brushed off. The fact that there is no fool like an old fool doea not excuae a young one. ^ 2052.
PAPER GUNS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 October 1916
PAPER GUNS. The news that Russian and sae soldiers often wear suits made Paper has come a-s a surprise !'■ many, but still more surprising is t fact that, not only uniforms, hut sven cannon have been -Tiacie of par'f in the past. This experiment once tried by Krnpp'e, field-pipe1^ small calibre being composed pf 1 I metal core surrounded by * comp!'"" | paper, pulp. The idea at the ba^' of .this was that guns made of P^P r ' would, of course, be far lighter ;»:|1 Gaaier to carry about than guns m.r1-' of metal. All loads of substances have bee i tried for the manufacture of cannc Weapons of wood and stone were ov" quite common. The Swedes, in f 1 wer time, used leather cannon, wlii!' in India cannon pf almost pure c ! have been discovered. When (or left Mexico the Mexicans attempt ■>' to copy, his guns in china ! Perhaps the most extraordinary guns ever manufactured were the T employed for the firing' of salute* t a winter fete in Petrograd in they r 1740. These had an effective ...
HAIRPIN THAT WON A FORTUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 October 1916
HAIRPIN THAT WON A FORTUNE. It is an interesting fact to kno'r that the hairpin in use to-daT *as the patent of an Englishwoman. The lady chanced upon the iaea for the hairpin through an endeavour to open a window with one of these toi let necessaries. The hairpin used was the old style straight pattern. Holding this by the point, she inserted the bend under the window frame as a lerer. The pressure used bent the head of the pin, causing a hump towards thf Point. Seeing thia, the idea at on&lt;"» struck her that if Bhe turned up tbe points it • wonld be impossible frr such a pin to fall out of the hair, j She had it protected, and a f'ri" began it manufacture. At the time •1f [ her death she was drawing bet*"'''1 I £500 and £600 per annum from rov I alties alone arising out of her patent I hairpin.